DNC Chair Tom Perez Claims America Is ‘At War’ with Russia, Says Trump Is ‘Compromised’

Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez said America is “at war” with Russia and claimed President Donald Trump is “compromised.”

“What we saw in the 2016 election, a foreign adversary, our fiercest foreign adversary, attempted to interfere with our election to help Donald Trump and hurt Hillary Clinton,” he said Thursday on CNN’s “New Day.”

“We are at war right now,” Perez said.

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“It is a cyber war. Unfortunately, because our commander-in-chief is compromised, the federal government is asleep at the switch.

“And that is why the DNC and others in the Democratic Party ecosystem are working tirelessly to make sure that we are protecting our data.

“We’re working with every campaign to provide cybersecurity training because we can’t expect help from this administration.”

Host Alisyn Camerota asked Perez if Democrats would use stolen information to even the score with Trump, and he said their findings would be the result of subpoenas.

Do you think the Democrats need to let the Russian narrative go?

When Camerota followed up about possible Democratic leaks, Perez refused to give a direct answer.

“Maybe it’s going to be leaked. What if that’s leaked to you? Are you saying that the Democrats shouldn’t use that?” she asked.

“Well, again, we are entitled to that — if you look at the law that chairman Neil of the House Ways And Means Committee is using, it’s very clear,” Perez replied.

“It doesn’t say you’re entitled to taxes unless it’s the taxes of the President of the United States.”

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